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How bad is the pain after scoliosis surgery?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: This depends on the

Approach used and size of your incision as well as your age and conditioning .
Most pain is well controlled with medication and its need decreases over time usually off all medication by 4-6 weeks post operatively.

In brief: This depends on the

Approach used and size of your incision as well as your age and conditioning .
Most pain is well controlled with medication and its need decreases over time usually off all medication by 4-6 weeks post operatively.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. David Hicks
Family Medicine

In brief: Not bad

Alot depend on the surgeopn and the amount of correction he can do as well as the location of the curvature.
I have had multiple patient that had this surgey and all do well with less post operative problem than back surgery for other problems.

In brief: Not bad

Alot depend on the surgeopn and the amount of correction he can do as well as the location of the curvature.
I have had multiple patient that had this surgey and all do well with less post operative problem than back surgery for other problems.
Dr. David Hicks
Dr. David Hicks
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